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Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14 finding confidence over the last few years the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019 the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive the…MORE

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…MORE

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteMORE

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…MORE

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…MORE

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteMORE

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Jim Casey talks with Midland about celebrating their No. 1 debut single, “Drinkin’ Problem,” how Dwight Yoakam contributed to the origin of their band name, the best Dwight Yoakam songs, the importance of a good Al Pacino impression, the joy of making timeless songs with talented songwriters, the Sept. 22 release of their debut album, On the Rocks, and more. Show…MORE

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Craig Morgan about his family’s new business (Gallery at Morgan Farms in Dickson, Tenn.), his upcoming American Stories Tour sponsored by Operation Finally Home, performing for the troops, hunting bears on the eighth season of Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors, and more. Show Participants Craig Morgan Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes…MORE

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Jim Casey talks with Dustin Lynch about his current mood leading into the Sept. 8 release of his third album, Current Mood, the chart-topping success of recent singles “Seein’ Red” and “Small Town Boy,” how experience has changed his approach to songwriting and song selection, and more. Show Participants Dustin Lynch Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show…MORE

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kip Moore about growing up in Georgia, picking up the guitar for the first time, deciding to make music his career, traveling the world, his ever-growing fan base, achieving highs and lows, releasing his upcoming album, Slowheart, and more. Show Participants Kip Moore Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links…MORE

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

Jim Casey talks with Josh Abbott about the recent death of his father, walking the ACM Awards red carpet with his mom, collaborating with artists like Kacey Musgraves and Carly Pearce, the Texas songwriters who influenced him, the exciting musical direction of his new album, Until My Voice Goes Out, and more. Show Participants Josh Abbott…MORE

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

After host Jim Casey mockingly “cancels” his interview with Lindsay Ell because of her boyfriend, Lindsay talks about the real hubbub that went down in Sacramento in June, her new album, The Project, working with producer Kristian Bush, touring with Brad Paisley and more. Show Participants Lindsay Ell Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes &…MORE

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Brett Eldredge about traveling the world in his downtime, things he’s learned by watching the way other country artists like Keith Urban and Luke Bryan work, the shy side to his personality, co-writing his own songs, celebrating victories with longtime producer/songwriter/friend Ross Copperman, his new self-titled album, Brett Eldredge, and more. Show…MORE

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Classic Cam

Classic Cam

Cam will release her sophomore album, The Otherside, on Oct. 30. The 11-song project, which features single “Classic,” follows her 2015 major-label debut album, Untamed.

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Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about:

  • releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14
  • finding confidence over the last few years
  • the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing
  • her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019
  • the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive
  • the success of Top 20 single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which features Lee Brice
  • songwriters featured on the new album, including Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally and more
  • making her vocals the focal point of the new album
  • finding and recording “Finish Your Sentences,” which is a duet with husband Michael Ray
  • co-writing “Halfway Home,” which highlights Carly’s vocal talent
  • learning from past tours with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and more
  • upcoming tour with Old Dominion
  • the importance of the younger generation performing on the Grand Ole Opry

Podcast Participants:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

photo by NCD

Remembering Joe Diffie: The “John Deere Green” Singer Talks Vinyl Album, Signature Hit, Opry Anniversary & More

Remembering Joe Diffie: The “John Deere Green” Singer Talks Vinyl Album, Signature Hit, Opry Anniversary & More

Jim Casey talks with Joe Diffie in December 2019 about: attending this year’s CMA Awards performing more than 100 shows in 2019 tearing his MCL while performing topping the charts with “Pickup Man,” “Home” and more in the 1990s his signature hit, “John Deere Green” recording his new vinyl album, Joe, Joe, Joe Diffie, which…Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter Ingrid Andress about: the genesis of her name growing up in Denver being home-schooled until high school learning to play the piano as a six-year-old singing at a young age going to college at the Berklee College of Music in Boston moving to Nashville after college making connections in Music…Continue Reading

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…Continue Reading

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Aaron Watson about: scoring his first Top 10 hit with “Outta Style” in 2017 releasing his new 20-song album, Red Bandana, on June 21 writing all 20 songs on the new album by himself the “purposeful” nature of the new project preparing to make the new album by listening to records…Continue Reading

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteContinue Reading

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: the success of her Top 10 debut single, “Every Little Thing” showing a different side of herself on her next single working with producer busbee working with Josh Abbott Band in 2016 on the song, “Wasn’t That Drunk” hitting the road with Brett Young on his Caliville Tour new…Continue Reading

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…Continue Reading

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…Continue Reading

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteContinue Reading

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Jim Casey talks with Midland about celebrating their No. 1 debut single, “Drinkin’ Problem,” how Dwight Yoakam contributed to the origin of their band name, the best Dwight Yoakam songs, the importance of a good Al Pacino impression, the joy of making timeless songs with talented songwriters, the Sept. 22 release of their debut album, On the Rocks, and more. Show…Continue Reading

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Craig Morgan about his family’s new business (Gallery at Morgan Farms in Dickson, Tenn.), his upcoming American Stories Tour sponsored by Operation Finally Home, performing for the troops, hunting bears on the eighth season of Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors, and more. Show Participants Craig Morgan Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes…Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett Talks Having Babies, Winning Awards, Making His New Album, “Life Changes,” & More

Thomas Rhett Talks Having Babies, Winning Awards, Making His New Album, “Life Changes,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Thomas Rhett about how surprised he was to win the 2017 ACM Male Vocalist of the Year award, the challenges of recording a new album as his family doubled in size, the success of his No. 1 single with Maren Morris, the full-circle moment of making music with his dad, the diverse…Continue Reading

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Jim Casey talks with Dustin Lynch about his current mood leading into the Sept. 8 release of his third album, Current Mood, the chart-topping success of recent singles “Seein’ Red” and “Small Town Boy,” how experience has changed his approach to songwriting and song selection, and more. Show Participants Dustin Lynch Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show…Continue Reading

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kip Moore about growing up in Georgia, picking up the guitar for the first time, deciding to make music his career, traveling the world, his ever-growing fan base, achieving highs and lows, releasing his upcoming album, Slowheart, and more. Show Participants Kip Moore Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links…Continue Reading

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

Jim Casey talks with Josh Abbott about the recent death of his father, walking the ACM Awards red carpet with his mom, collaborating with artists like Kacey Musgraves and Carly Pearce, the Texas songwriters who influenced him, the exciting musical direction of his new album, Until My Voice Goes Out, and more. Show Participants Josh Abbott…Continue Reading

Stephanie Quayle Talks Buffalo Farming, “Winnebago” Driving, Upcoming Album, “Love the Way You See Me,” & More

Stephanie Quayle Talks Buffalo Farming, “Winnebago” Driving, Upcoming Album, “Love the Way You See Me,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Stephanie Quayle about growing up on a buffalo ranch in Montana, her early interest in music and songwriting, moving to Nashville by way of Los Angeles, finding success last year with “Drinking With Dolly,” getting a personal note from Dolly about that song, her upcoming album being released on Sept. 8, Love…Continue Reading

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

After host Jim Casey mockingly “cancels” his interview with Lindsay Ell because of her boyfriend, Lindsay talks about the real hubbub that went down in Sacramento in June, her new album, The Project, working with producer Kristian Bush, touring with Brad Paisley and more. Show Participants Lindsay Ell Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes &…Continue Reading

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Brett Eldredge about traveling the world in his downtime, things he’s learned by watching the way other country artists like Keith Urban and Luke Bryan work, the shy side to his personality, co-writing his own songs, celebrating victories with longtime producer/songwriter/friend Ross Copperman, his new self-titled album, Brett Eldredge, and more. Show…Continue Reading

Joe Nichols Talks Reaching Personal Milestones, Taking Musical Chances, Making His New Album, “Never Gets Old,” & More

Joe Nichols Talks Reaching Personal Milestones, Taking Musical Chances, Making His New Album, “Never Gets Old,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Joe Nichols about growing up in Arkansas, reaching personal milestones over his 20-year career, taking risks with his music, the making of his new album, Never Gets Old, and more. Show Participants Joe Nichols Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Joe Nichols’ websiteContinue Reading

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Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about:

  • releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14
  • finding confidence over the last few years
  • the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing
  • her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019
  • the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive
  • the success of Top 20 single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” which features Lee Brice
  • songwriters featured on the new album, including Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Shane McAnally and more
  • making her vocals the focal point of the new album
  • finding and recording “Finish Your Sentences,” which is a duet with husband Michael Ray
  • co-writing “Halfway Home,” which highlights Carly’s vocal talent
  • learning from past tours with Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and more
  • upcoming tour with Old Dominion
  • the importance of the younger generation performing on the Grand Ole Opry

Podcast Participants:

  • Carly Pearce
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

photo by NCD

Remembering Joe Diffie: The “John Deere Green” Singer Talks Vinyl Album, Signature Hit, Opry Anniversary & More

Remembering Joe Diffie: The “John Deere Green” Singer Talks Vinyl Album, Signature Hit, Opry Anniversary & More

Jim Casey talks with Joe Diffie in December 2019 about: attending this year’s CMA Awards performing more than 100 shows in 2019 tearing his MCL while performing topping the charts with “Pickup Man,” “Home” and more in the 1990s his signature hit, “John Deere Green” recording his new vinyl album, Joe, Joe, Joe Diffie, which…Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Ingrid Andress Talks Family Roots, Musical Upbringing, New Single “More Hearts Than Mine,” Touring & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter Ingrid Andress about: the genesis of her name growing up in Denver being home-schooled until high school learning to play the piano as a six-year-old singing at a young age going to college at the Berklee College of Music in Boston moving to Nashville after college making connections in Music…Continue Reading

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…Continue Reading

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Aaron Watson Talks First Top 10 Hit, New 20-Song Album, Inspirational Dad, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Aaron Watson about: scoring his first Top 10 hit with “Outta Style” in 2017 releasing his new 20-song album, Red Bandana, on June 21 writing all 20 songs on the new album by himself the “purposeful” nature of the new project preparing to make the new album by listening to records…Continue Reading

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteContinue Reading

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Carly Pearce Talks Whirlwind Year, the Success of Top 10 Single, “Every Little Thing,” Releasing Her New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: the success of her Top 10 debut single, “Every Little Thing” showing a different side of herself on her next single working with producer busbee working with Josh Abbott Band in 2016 on the song, “Wasn’t That Drunk” hitting the road with Brett Young on his Caliville Tour new…Continue Reading

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…Continue Reading

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…Continue Reading

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteContinue Reading

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Our Very Magical Podcast With Midland Includes Al Pacino Impressions, Dwight Yoakam Tributes, In-Depth Thoughts About Sandwiches & More

Jim Casey talks with Midland about celebrating their No. 1 debut single, “Drinkin’ Problem,” how Dwight Yoakam contributed to the origin of their band name, the best Dwight Yoakam songs, the importance of a good Al Pacino impression, the joy of making timeless songs with talented songwriters, the Sept. 22 release of their debut album, On the Rocks, and more. Show…Continue Reading

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Craig Morgan Talks Hunting Bears, Performing for the Troops, Opening His New Gallery, Upcoming Tour & More

Jim Casey talks with Craig Morgan about his family’s new business (Gallery at Morgan Farms in Dickson, Tenn.), his upcoming American Stories Tour sponsored by Operation Finally Home, performing for the troops, hunting bears on the eighth season of Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors, and more. Show Participants Craig Morgan Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes…Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett Talks Having Babies, Winning Awards, Making His New Album, “Life Changes,” & More

Thomas Rhett Talks Having Babies, Winning Awards, Making His New Album, “Life Changes,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Thomas Rhett about how surprised he was to win the 2017 ACM Male Vocalist of the Year award, the challenges of recording a new album as his family doubled in size, the success of his No. 1 single with Maren Morris, the full-circle moment of making music with his dad, the diverse…Continue Reading

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Dustin Lynch Talks Headlining Tour, Hit Single “Small Town Boy,” New Album “Current Mood” & More

Jim Casey talks with Dustin Lynch about his current mood leading into the Sept. 8 release of his third album, Current Mood, the chart-topping success of recent singles “Seein’ Red” and “Small Town Boy,” how experience has changed his approach to songwriting and song selection, and more. Show Participants Dustin Lynch Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show…Continue Reading

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Kip Moore Talks Finding His Musical Calling, Appreciating His Ever-Growing Fan Base, Making His Gratifying New Album, “Slowheart,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kip Moore about growing up in Georgia, picking up the guitar for the first time, deciding to make music his career, traveling the world, his ever-growing fan base, achieving highs and lows, releasing his upcoming album, Slowheart, and more. Show Participants Kip Moore Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links…Continue Reading

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

In Our Most Heartwarming Podcast Yet, Josh Abbott Talks How the Recent Death of His Father Affected Him & Influenced New Album, “Until My Voice Goes Out”

Jim Casey talks with Josh Abbott about the recent death of his father, walking the ACM Awards red carpet with his mom, collaborating with artists like Kacey Musgraves and Carly Pearce, the Texas songwriters who influenced him, the exciting musical direction of his new album, Until My Voice Goes Out, and more. Show Participants Josh Abbott…Continue Reading

Stephanie Quayle Talks Buffalo Farming, “Winnebago” Driving, Upcoming Album, “Love the Way You See Me,” & More

Stephanie Quayle Talks Buffalo Farming, “Winnebago” Driving, Upcoming Album, “Love the Way You See Me,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Stephanie Quayle about growing up on a buffalo ranch in Montana, her early interest in music and songwriting, moving to Nashville by way of Los Angeles, finding success last year with “Drinking With Dolly,” getting a personal note from Dolly about that song, her upcoming album being released on Sept. 8, Love…Continue Reading

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

Yeah, We “Cancelled” Our Interview With Lindsay Ell Because of Her Boyfriend, But That Didn’t Stop Her From Talking About New Album, Touring & More

After host Jim Casey mockingly “cancels” his interview with Lindsay Ell because of her boyfriend, Lindsay talks about the real hubbub that went down in Sacramento in June, her new album, The Project, working with producer Kristian Bush, touring with Brad Paisley and more. Show Participants Lindsay Ell Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes &…Continue Reading

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Brett Eldredge Talks Writing Personal Songs, Singing From His Heart, Coming Into His Own, New Self-Titled Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Brett Eldredge about traveling the world in his downtime, things he’s learned by watching the way other country artists like Keith Urban and Luke Bryan work, the shy side to his personality, co-writing his own songs, celebrating victories with longtime producer/songwriter/friend Ross Copperman, his new self-titled album, Brett Eldredge, and more. Show…Continue Reading

Joe Nichols Talks Reaching Personal Milestones, Taking Musical Chances, Making His New Album, “Never Gets Old,” & More

Joe Nichols Talks Reaching Personal Milestones, Taking Musical Chances, Making His New Album, “Never Gets Old,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Joe Nichols about growing up in Arkansas, reaching personal milestones over his 20-year career, taking risks with his music, the making of his new album, Never Gets Old, and more. Show Participants Joe Nichols Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Joe Nichols’ websiteContinue Reading